The American Black Experience Then and Now

As part of Sundays at the AQJ, join us for Coffee & Conversation “Black Experience Then and Now Series–Pipeline” Community Engagement Discussion: Sunday, Mar. 10, 3 to 5 p.m. at the A Quinn Jones School Auditorium.

The Actor’s Warehouse is presenting two plays – “The Colored Door at the Train Depot” and “Pipeline” as social and cultural criticism of racism in America that explore race, gender, education, patriotism and economic disparity. Sundays at the AQJ will include a special abbreviated preview of the play “Pipeline” followed by a panel discussion with Steven H. Butler, The Actor’s Warehouse Executive/Artistic Director, Diedre Houchen, PhD., Post- Doctoral Associate, Center for the Study of Race and Race Relations, Levin College of Law, University of Florida and Michael Bowie, Immediate Past President of the Alachua County NAACP, Executive Director of the Florida Fund for Minority Teachers, Principal Investigator of the High-Risk Delinquent and Dependent Child Educational Research Project, Chair Emeritus, Partnership for Strong Families, Anne Wolf, Citizen Engagement Program Manager, City of Gainesville; and Desmon N. A Walker, Museum Coordinator, A. Quinn Jones Museum & Cultural Center as moderator. The “Pipeline” performance runs from Mar. 15-31 at the Actor’s Warehouse.


The A. Quinn Jones Museum & Cultural Center announces their 2019 Black History Month celebrating the American Black Experience schedule of events. Events include free programs for all ages, with prose and poetry, guest lectures, panel discussions, and a film screening.